circumgestation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circumgestare (to carry around), from circum + gestare (to carry).

Noun[edit]

circumgestation (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The act or process of carrying about.
    • Jeremy Taylor
      circumgestation of the eucharist to be adored

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for circumgestation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)